Film Review: Good Boys

Good Boys taking the box office lead as the biggest original comedy of the year, admittedly, feels a little frustrating. The female-led and infinitely more accomplished debut from Olivia Wilde, Booksmart, was right there, and even Seth Rogen’s new political outing Long Shot was a little more sophisticated than his usual Apatow fare. Arriving with […]Read More

Album Review: Infest the Rats Nest // King Gizzard and

With a name as inaccessible and uproarious as King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, the odds were stacked against the scrappy progressive-rock band from the start. With an almost unrivalled level of output and a discography that flits erratically between a spectrum of genres, they have evolved into a tricky band to pin down, but […]Read More

Film Review: Blinded by the Light

Unflinching devotion to the sappier side of 80s culture and music worked well back in 2016, when John Carney followed up his busking duology Once and Begin Again with the toe-tapping Sing Street. However, Bend It Like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha goes for a much harder sell here. Blinded by the Light still exudes boundless […]Read More

Film Review – Fast and Furious: Hobbs & Shaw

The Fast and Furious franchise dropping its least charismatic asset for the first time since Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto was largely absent from threequel Tokyo Drift feels, feels on paper, like a natural move for the nitrous-fuelled series. After ditching its roots in outlaw street racing in Fast Five, the high-octane saga was given a […]Read More

Film News: Marvel Studios Announce Phase IV Lineup at SDCC

Female Thor, vampire slaying, space oddities and multiverse theories. Last night’s overwhelming wave of nerd euphoria can only mean one thing. Marvel Studios unofficially won Comic Con yesterday when they announced their upcoming schedule of film and streaming shows during their Hall H presentation in San Diego. Marvel fans were introduced to new cast members […]Read More

Film Review: Midsommar

Director Ari Aster’s second project in as many years propels his previous themes of grief and trauma explored in 2018’s Hereditary into a full-frontal attack on the senses and synapses. In his sophomore effort, Midsommar, Florence Pugh plays Dani, a young American woman recently stricken by a horrific familial tragedy. Sometime in the months that […]Read More